In the first T-20 match against England played in Guwahati, the Indian team suffered a 41-run defeat. England are ahead of the series by winning the first game in the three series match. In this match, the host team invited the visiting team to bat first before winning the toss. England’s team lost four wickets in 20 overs and managed to score 160-run which was a very difficult score to beat.

In this match, Tammy Beaumont’s brilliant 62 and captain, Heather Knight, scored 40 runs in 20 balls with the help of seven fours. Radha Yadav took two crucial wickets for India. Shikha Pandey and Deepti Sharma took one wicket each. In response, the Indian women team was never seen in a strong position throughout the match. The entire team lost six wickets in 20 overs and scored just 119 runs.

Tammy Beaumont showed class while on the pitch scoring 62 runs in 57 balls.

India’s six wickets fell on 76. 21-1 (Harleen Deol, 2.2), 23-2 (Smriti Mandhana, 3.2), 23-3 (Jemimah Rodrigues, 3.3), 41-4 (Mithali Raj, 8.4), 46-5 (Veda Krishnamurthy, 9.6), 76-6 (Arundhati Reddy, 14.5). Star batsman Smriti Mandhana (2) and Mithali Raj (7) failed miserably in this match.

The team felt the lack of explosive batsman Harmanpreet Kaur, who is out of the team due to injury. For India, lower-order batsman Shikha Pandey scored the highest number of runs, while Dipti Sharma remained unbeaten on 22 runs. Thanks to the contribution of these two batsmen, the Indian team could score 100 runs in the match. Catherine Brunet and Linsey Smith took two wickets each from England while Anya Shabsol and Kate Cross got one wicket each.